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RE: Exponential Equations

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  • Subject: [mg28811] RE: [mg28792] Exponential Equations
  • From: "David Park" <djmp at earthlink.net>
  • Date: Mon, 14 May 2001 01:33:02 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Phil,

Try FullSimplify on the solutions you obtain.

David Park
djmp at earthlink.net
http://home.earthlink.net/~djmp/ 

> From: Phil Larson [mailto:PLarson at bju.edu]
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
> 
> Why can't Mathematica find x = -5/2 when executing the following? Is
> there a package I should load? It seems so simple.
> 
> Solve[3^(2 x)==(1/9)^(x + 5),x]
> 
> 


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